Terrah Foster Akard Archives
Nursing professor’s video wins advertising’s ADDY awards, heads to nationals
Mar. 29, 2018—A video created to recruit families for a research study run by Terrah Akard, associate professor of nursing and pediatrics, has advanced to the national American Advertising Awards competition.
Using the Internet for good
Feb. 14, 2017—Terrah Foster Akard is helping children facing serious and life-threatening illness create a digital record of their lives, and measuring the impact the practice has on their emotional wellbeing.
Web storytelling study helps children cope with cancer
Oct. 23, 2014—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has been awarded a $1.8 million grant by National Institute of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research. The four-year grant is in partnership with the Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC), and will recruit children with advanced or relapsed cancer via Facebook and develop a Web-based tool so they can...